College credit from high school, a total of 2693 students. There were 1533 online responses and 608 phone responses, for an 80% response rate. By design, the 2008 WELS baseline survey of freshmen was shortened from previous year’s WELS baseline surveys. Survey topics included Summerstart and summer preparation for college, high school engagement, academic self-perception, and general college preparedness.
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Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
College freshmen--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Longitudinal studies; College students--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Longitudinal studies
Subjects - Names (LCNAF)
Western Washington University--Freshmen--Longitudinal studies; Western Washington University--Students--Longitudinal studies
Title of Series
Technical and research reports (Western Washington University. Office of Survey Research) ; 2009-05
Hartsoch, Beth; Clark, Linda D. (Linda Darlene); Krieg, John M.; McKinney, Gary (Gary Russell); and Trimble, Joseph E., "Western Educational Longitudinal Study (WELS) Survey of Students Entering as Freshmen in the Fall, 2008" (2009). Office of Survey Research. 693.